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  1. 2000 Honda CR-v RD1 ManualDriveshaft Swap/upgrade options

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I am looking to upgrade the drive shaft on my 2000 Honda CR-v RD1 Manual trans. Looking into the idea of removing the pumps in the rear diff, pinning the rear diff clutch pack to make it always engaged, then swapping in a viscous drive shaft. (to let that do the engagement vs the differential...
  2. Maybe a dumb question rear differential on a 2014 CRV

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    I have a 2WD 2014 CRV. I was going to change the rear differential fluid but looking under my car I don't see anything that looks like what I've seen in the YouTube video. Does the 2WD 2014 not have a rear differential?
  3. What kind of Differential fluid do I need 1.5T AWD

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hello I have a 2018 EX 1.5T AWD and was curious as to what type of diff fluid I need. I can only find that "Honda Dual Pump Fluid II" is for a 2017 model CR-V but Im not certain if anything has changed on the 18 models. I know ill need the 18 & 20mm crush washer and 35ft lbs of torque when...
  4. differential fluid (with AWD)

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello, First time user here and was wondering when most users change the differential fluid (with AWD) on their 2018 CRV AWD ? I was surprised when the dealer told me it was due, as I have 23,000KM or 14,000 miles. I changed it but was wondering about the future interval and the possible...
  5. New owner 2018 CR-V AWD Touring replacing rear differential fluid schedule?

    Maintenance and Service
    Maybe it is getting use to this Maintenance Minder but it has yet to go off or signal me on anything. I took it in for it's last freebie oil change at 15,400 miles and they deemed that according to the maintenance schedule it was due for a rear differential fluid change at 16K so go ahead...
  6. Differential Insulator Replacement

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    Does replacement of the differential insulator #16 in the attached diagram require a shop press? I am wondering because the part seems to have a metal sleeve like a control arm bushing. Thanks
  7. 2017 CRV all wheel drive Rear differential fluid

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    My CRV is less than 2 years old and has only 14,000 miles (all highway miles). I just got a maintenance minder code that says I should change my rear differential fluid. It has been my experience that rear differential fluid should be changed around 30,000 miles. I contacted the dealer and they...
  8. 2016 CRV Rear differential fluid change- parts needed.

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    Hello, I am sure this was asked more than a few times, but I am relatively new here and could not seem to have the search bar work to well for me. Nothing comes up with keywords I put in. Ended up going back and forth from googling threads on Anyway, the maintenance minder B16...
  9. Rear Differential fluid change question.

    Maintenance and Service
    I know it's been covered a lot, but my question is more about my vehicle than the schedule. I have a 2016 CR-V with about 26,000 miles. We are retired and don't drive a lot, plus we have another vehicle as well. Anyway, I was talking with the local Honda dealership (service dept) and they...
  10. Rear differential damper on a late 2003

    Problems & Issues
    Just wondering if all the CRV's have the little damper on the rear diff? Anyone know if they all had one? I'm basically trying to track down a slight low speed wobble and replaced pretty much everything on the front end (balljoints, bearings, tie rod ends, links, arm bushes etc) as part of a...
  11. When should I change my rear differential fluid?

    Maintenance and Service
    I just brought my 2017 CRV EX-L AWD into the dealer for an oil change. I have 15,500. The service guy said I needed to change my rear differential fluid at a charge of $99. I thought this was odd since I only had 15,500 miles. Was he trying to get some extra money from me or was this a...
  12. 2018 4wd differential fluid change

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    My maintenance minder just came on my 2018 AWD CRV and said I need to do a 4wd oil change (or something like that, in addition to the oil and filter change). That surprised me, since I only have about 14k miles on the car, and in the past I've only changed the differential fluid every 60k or...
  13. How often to change the Rear Differential fluid in my 2018 hinda crv

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    I just had a oil change on my 2018 Honda crv at 10,000 miles and was told at the next oil change I will need to have the Rear Differential fluid changed. First 2 oil changes were both at around 5,000 miles, is this the proper time/mileage to replace that fluid as it seems early to me.
  14. 02 CRV rear differential problem

    Problems & Issues
    I was attempting to replace the rear drive shaft on my 02 CRV and I broke one of the bolts that hold the drive shaft to the rear differential. The bolt is stuck in the "companion flange" . How difficult is it to remove this flange (what are the steps) so I can remove the bolt or replace it with...
  15. Rear differential fluid - CVT vs Dual Pump 2?

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Hey guys, I have a 99 CRV EX (4WD with auto transmission) and I need to change the Rear diff fluid. The manual calls for "genuine honda CVT fluid" now most videos I found use Dual Pump 2. Which one do I buy? CVT fluid or Dual Pump 2? They seem to be different...
  16. 97 - 2001 Rear Differential operation

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    I'm new to these little cars, and bought a 2001 as a first car for my daughter a couple months ago, re-built the head on it (typical burnt exhaust valves), and it is now running great. So, I have now bought a 99 automatic with the body and interior in great shape, but I knew it was going to...
  17. 1999 crv / 107K miles - replace or fluid change for rear differential?

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello all, I recently purchased a 1999 cr-v lx with 107K miles from auction. It makes a noise whenever I do a sharp turn and has a slight rumble. I'm pretty sure the previous owner didn't change any of the fluids, but since the car is so old and has so many miles my question is if the rear...
  18. Rear differential fluid swap out?

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a new 2017 crv ex, it has 15,900 miles, only drives side roads and highways, I do not tow anything and the car never is submerged in standing water, so my question is what is the first mileage point I should get the fluid changed? Dealer said at 15 k miles, and they want $160.00 seems...
  19. My rear differential had 1.63 quarts of fluid

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    After putting it off for too long, I finally decided to drain and refill it. My driveway has a very slight incline so I raised the rear till it was level. I cracked the super tight fill bolt first (scraped my arm despite being careful) and unsrewed it expecting a slight trickle but instead...
  20. Any suggestions for changing out Rear Differential Damper?

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    Everything i've seen says it's one bolt... an easy job. I've not seen any footage of the actual changeout. any help would be appreciated.